Mariel Boatlift

5/15/2009 2:20 AM PDT
The 47-year-old resurfaced at an event in NYC, looking sturdy.

Mariel Hemingway

Mariel never met her grandfather Ernest Hemingway as he committed suicide before she was born.

On the day before the anniversary of Ernest's suicide in 1996, Mariel's older sister Margaux killed herself.